gênant

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See also: genant

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French gênant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒəˈnɑnt/
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Adjective[edit]

gênant (comparative gênanter, superlative gênantst)

  1. embarrassing

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɛ.nɑ̃/, /ʒe.nɑ̃/

Adjective[edit]

gênant (feminine gênante, masculine plural gênants, feminine plural gênantes)

  1. embarrassing
    Arrête de me regarder comme ça, c'est gênant !
    Stop looking at me like that, it's embarrassing!
  2. troublesome, inconvenient
    un témoin gênantan inconvenient witness

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: žinantní
  • Romanian: jenant
  • Swedish: genant

Participle[edit]

gênant

  1. present participle of gêner

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